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REFRIGERATION A/C MECHANIC III

Recruitment #R4736-00-o24170

Introduction

Hillsborough County Government is looking for new members to join our team who are aligned with our core values of commitment to excellence; stellar customer service; and embracing diversity, transparency, and accountability.  Our employees enjoy careers that are professionally and personally rewarding and that provide fair and reliable compensation.   

 

Hillsborough County Government consists of many independent agencies with over 9,000 combined employees.  We provide a wide range of municipal services to the citizens of Hillsborough County, including law enforcement, detention, fire, street construction and maintenance, courts, library, parks and recreation, planning and zoning, property appraisal, tax collection, water, sewer, and solid waste collection services. In addition, we also employ professionals, paraprofessionals, and clerical staff in a wide range of service support functions, including management, finance, information technology, human resources, facilities, communications, etc. 

 

Learn more about Hillsborough County or read on to learn more about this exciting opportunity to join our team.

MAJOR FUNCTION

Performs highly skilled duties installing, maintaining and repairing various types of refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilating systems.

MAJOR DUTIES

NOTE: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
  • Installs, troubleshoots and repairs all types of refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation equipment, such as, central, wall and window air conditioning units; exhaust fans and blowers; walkin and chesttype freezers; ice machines and water coolers.
  • Schedules preventative maintenance and repairs.
  • Prepares necessary drawings and sketches.
  • Requisitions and maintains a supply of replacement parts.
  • Operates refrigeration gauge, volt/ohm meter, vacuum pump, recovery systems, welding equipment and other related tools and equipment.
  • May assign, supervise and inspect the work of lower level workers.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Considerable knowledge of refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation operating principles.
  • Considerable knowledge of safety requirements.
  • Considerable knowledge of the electrical aspects of refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation equipment.
  • Skill in the application of supervisory techniques.
  • Skill in working with tools.
  • Ability to diagnose HVAC equipment using laptop and hand held devices.
  • Ability to diagnose and repair boiler equipment. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose refrigeration and air conditioning mechanical and electrical problems.
  • Ability to climb ladders.
  • Ability to work in high places.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical diagrams.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Note: Minimum Qualifications MUST be attained before the recruitment ending date.

Completion of the tenth grade; and
Three years of experience in the maintenance, repair and installation of refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation equipment.

OR

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job related competencies noted above

APPOINTING AUTHORITY REQUIRES

Possession of a Chlorinated Fluorocarbons (CFC) Type II certification within the six month probationary period.

Conclusion

           

VETERANS' PREFERENCE:  Preference will ONLY be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation to support entitlement to preference MUST be provided at the time of application.

 

DRUG-FREE WORK PLACE:  The employers of Hillsborough County have implemented a drug-free workplace and all offers of employment are conditioned on job applicants successfully passing a drug test.

 

NOTE: Depending on the agency of employment, individuals hired may be required to review Hillsborough County driving eligibility criteria and acknowledge their understanding of its provisions.

 

NOTE: Employees are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters affecting the County.  They are required to work in their normal job duties or other activities within their skills and capabilities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with existing rules and procedures.

 

EXAMINATION: Applicants will be competitively rated on the basis of their training and experience. 

 

SPECIAL NOTE:  The position to be filled, as a result of this recruitment, will require working non-standard (shift) hours.

 

SPECIAL NOTE:  All selected applicants for employment at Hillsborough County Aviation Authority must successfully pass a fingerprint FBI criminal history check in accordance with Federal Aviation Regulation, Part 107.209.

 


 

 
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